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Doctor Faustus.

Author: Christopher Marlowe; David Wootton
Publisher: Indianapolis : Hackett Pub. Co., 2005.
Series: Hackett Classics Series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This edition of Doctor Faustus features annotated versions, with modernized spelling and punctuation, of the 1604 "A-text" and the 1592 text of Marlowe's source, the English Faust Book --a translation of the best-selling Historia von Johann Fausten published in Frankfurt in 1587, which recounts the strange story of Doctor John Faustus and his pact with the spirit Mephistopheles.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Fiction
Tragedies
Drama
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Marlowe; David Wootton
ISBN: 9781603840651 1603840656 0872207293 9780872207295 0872207307 9780872207301
OCLC Number: 437107705
Description: 1 online resource (192 pages).
Contents: Christopher Marlowe --
The English Faust book and Doctor Faustus --
Religion and magic --
Appendix one: the date of the English Faust book and of Doctor Faustus --
Appendix two: A-text and B-text --
Suggestions for further reading and other editions of the texts --
A note on the texts --
Doctor Faustus (the A-text) --
The English Faust book.
Series Title: Hackett Classics Series.

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This edition of the 'A' text, with supporting documents that include selections from The English Life of Faustus, contemporary testimonies to Marlowe's 'atheism', and passages from the 'B' text,  Read more...

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